Many posts have appeared on this blog about guidelines for outside counsel
(See my post of July 11, 2008: guidelines for outside counsel with 16 references; and Aug. 5, 2008: reservation of rights to review bills.).
Those musings and my recent consulting projects led me to write about five problematic issues in the standards set for outside counsel. Download 08-12- Rees Morrison guideline hot buttons NYLJ
I had previously written about two styles of guidelines. Hardline or softline on outside counsel guidelines (Can. Corp. Counsel Assoc. Fall 2007 at 10) and about guidelines compared to engagement letters.
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